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Minnesota Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2020, Minnesota had an estimated 7940 experiencing homelessness on any given day, as reported by Continuums of Care to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Of that Total, 967 were family households, 315 were Veterans, 746 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 1787 were individuals experiencing chronic homelessness.

Public school data reported to the U.S. Department of Education during the 2018-2019 school year shows that an estimated 17071 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 430 students were unsheltered, 3690 were in shelters, 1425 were inhotels/motels, and 11526 were doubled up.

Use our map to compare Minnesota homeless statistics with other states and filter statistics by the data source. You can also find contact information for each state under the map.

If you are experiencing homelessness, please contact the Continuum of Care in your local area for assistance.

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Homelessness Statistics for Minnesota

  • Total Homeless Population

    7940

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    967

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    315

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    1787

  • Unaccompanied Young Adults (Aged 18-24) Experiencing Homelessness

    746

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    17071

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    3285

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    430

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    3690

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    1425

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    11526

Contact Info on Homelessness for Minnesota

USICH Contact - Director of National Initiatives

Beverley Ebersold

(202) 754-1585

State Interagency Council

Cathy ten Broeke

State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts